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South Africa: Construction Mafia Trains Its Sights On Local Government

All Africa 26 Oct 2021
With elections a week away, attacks on ward councillors are bad for democracy and reflect the country's organised crime problem ....
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BioNTech to work with Senegal, Rwanda to make mRNA vaccines

Midland Daily News 26 Oct 2021
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal and Rwanda have signed an agreement with German company BioNTech for the construction of its first start-to-finish factories to make messenger RNA vaccines in Africa. BioNTech, which produces the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, said Tuesday that construction will start in mid-2022.
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BioNTech planning vaccine factory in Rwanda

The Hill 26 Oct 2021
BioNTech, the co-creator of the Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine alongside Pfizer, announced Tuesday it plans to begin construction of an mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa in the middle of next year, according to the company's news release ... improve medical care in Africa.
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BioNTech strikes deal to launch 'game changing' mRNA vaccine factory in Africa

The Daily Telegraph 26 Oct 2021
BioNTech has struck a deal with Rwanda and Senegal to begin construction of a “game changing” mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa next summer ...State-of-the-art facilities like this will be life-savers and game changers for Africa,” said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the regional director of the World Health Organization’s Africa office.
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Germany's BioNTech to build Africa vaccine plant from 2022

Urdu Point 26 Oct 2021
Germany's BioNTech, which developed a coronavirus jab with US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, said Tuesday it aims to begin building a vaccine plant in Africa next year ... it aims to begin building a vaccine plant in Africa next year.
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BioNTech to start building mRNA vaccine manufacturing plant in Africa in mid-2022

Jamaica Star 26 Oct 2021
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal and Rwanda have signed an agreement with German company BioNTech for the construction of its first start-to-finish factories to make messenger RNA vaccines in Africa. BioNTech, which developed the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, said Tuesday that construction will start in mid-2022.
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BioNTech eyes construction start for African mRNA vaccine factory in mid-2022

Metro USA 26 Oct 2021
FRANKFURT (Reuters) -BioNTech on Tuesday signed an agreement with the Rwandan government and Institut Pasteur de Dakar in Senegal on the construction of a first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa starting in mid-2022, to help the continent ease health inequalities compared to other world regions.
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BioNTech to break ground on Rwandan mRNA vaccine factory in 2022

Business Day 26 Oct 2021
Frankfurt — BioNTech signed an agreement with the Rwandan government and Institut Pasteur de Dakar in Senegal on Tuesday, on the construction of a first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa starting in mid-2022, to help the continent ease health inequalities compared to other world regions.
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Exxaro, Seriti Resources in agreement to invest in renewable energy projects at their Eskom operation sites

Independent online (SA) 26 Oct 2021
... for communities in South Africa ... The collaboration among Exxaro, Seriti and Eskom is exemplary of the possibilities achievable through co-operative and constructive relations between business and government in securing livelihoods and a future for South Africa,” Mgojo said.
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Germany's bank sign loan agreement for COVID-19 vaccine drive with Afreximbank

China.dot.org 26 Oct 2021
German vaccine developer BioNTech said on Tuesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rwandan government and the Institut Pasteur de Dakar for the construction of the first messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccine production facility in Africa.
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Moderna Announces Memorandum of Understanding to Supply up to 110 Million Doses of Its COVID-19 ...

The Marshall News Messenger 26 Oct 2021
... the African Union, the timing and pricing for that potential supply; the Company’s plans to fill doses of mRNA-1273 in Africa; the Company’s plans to construct a manufacturing facility in Africa and the related investment; and the Company’s potential supply of mRNA-1273 to COVAX.
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BioNTech says aims to start building mRNA vaccine factory in Africa in mid-22

Metro USA 26 Oct 2021
... Understanding with the Rwandan government and Institut Pasteur de Dakar in Senegal on the construction of a first mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa starting in mid-2022.
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Today in History: We want trade, investment not raw material imports, exports – Akufo-Addo to Putin

Ghana Web 25 Oct 2021
... and liberation from colonialism and imperialism, President Akufo-Addo noted that Russia, in the aftermath of the Cold War, has continued to increase its co-operation with Africa in several sectors such as health, energy, communications, mining, and railway construction.
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